Brexit and Import Controls: Learnings and Advice

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has published a series of recent webinars to its YouTube channel. This channel now has an extensive playlist of 70+ videos covering important information related to the impact of Brexit on Irish agri-food and agriculture.

It has also published two other relevant documents, including:

  • A Trader Notice on inspection fees (attached)
  • A Revenue booklet with advice on drivers using Dublin Port. This includes details of the five channel options for arrivals into Dublin Port (also attached)

The Departmenr recently issued a glossary of acronyms that have been commonly used in its webinars. These are below.

AFIT – Agricultural Field Inspection Testing (this is an internal Department system that staff use to interact with the declarations made on INIS (Import Notification and Inspection System).
AIS – Automated Import System
BCP – Border Control Post
CHED – Common Health Entry Document (PP – plants and plant products, A – live animals, P – animal products, D – pesticides)
CP – Composite Product
FSAI – Food Safety Authority of Ireland
HC – Health Cert
ICS – Import Control System
INIS – Import Notification and Inspection System
IUU – Illegal, unreported, unregulated
MRN – Movement Reference Number
NCTS – New Computerised Transit System
OV – Official Veterinarian
PA – Private Attestation
PBN – Pre Boarding Notification
POAO – Product of Animal Origin
PPOAO – Processed Product of Animal Origin
SFPA – Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority
SPS – Sanitary and Phytosanitary
TAN – Trader Account Number  (this is the financial account you get with Revenue when you register for your EORI)
TRACES NT – Trade Control and Expert System New Technology
Vet 15 – Research and Diagnostic Sample Licence


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